Tag: open source software

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Why Government Contractors should Open Source their Software

        Filed under: Government, Technology, Web Development

Open source software is nothing new, but the rise in demand for open source contractors is. From small companies to large enterprises like Google, the open source movement is in full swing. Unsurprisingly, most governments are a few steps behind the latest social and technological trends, so naturally, government contractors are hesitant to join the open … Continued

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Why the Government should Open Source their Software

        Filed under: Government, Internet trends, Technology, Web Development

Let’s begin with a more pressing question, why does the government insist on using closed source software in the first place? Ben Balter, a reputable Project Manager at GitHub rightly points out the following: The federal government is the single largest purchaser of code in the world. So why is this code — taxpayer-funded and integral to the day-to-day … Continued

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Drupal vs WordPress

Drupal vs WordPress

        Filed under: Drupal, Internet trends, Technology, Web Development, WordPress

Which is hotter: WordPress or Drupal? WordPress is to the iPhone what Drupal is to the Android.  Meaning that WordPress is so easy that you don’t need a manual.  Just about anybody can teach themselves WordPress.  No technical skills required.  Drupal, on the other hand, needs a manual and some technical skills.  Indeed, I can … Continued

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Building social networks using WordPress MU platform

Building social networks using WordPress MU platform

        Filed under: Web Design

FREE social media software to start your own social networking website If you are looking to build a social media / social networking website from scratch, be prepared to invest tens of thousands of dollars.  You may even sink $100,000 into that social media platform.  Development time is also likely to be eight months to … Continued

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